- Infrequence In*fre"quence, Infrequency In*fre"quen*cy, n.
[L. infrequentia scantiness : cf. F. infrequence.]
1. The state of rarely occuring; uncommonness; rareness; as,
the infrequence of his visits.
The solitude and infrequency of the place. --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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infrequency — index improbability, paucity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
infrequency — c.1600, from L. infrequentia a small number, thinness, scantiness, noun of quality from infrequentem (see INFREQUENT (Cf. infrequent)). Related: Infrequence (1640s) … Etymology dictionary
Infrequency — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Infrequency >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 infrequency infrequency rareness rarity Sgm: N 1 fewness fewness &c. 103 Sgm: N 1 seldomness seldomness Sgm: N 1 uncommonness uncommonness PARAG:Infrequency >V … English dictionary for students
infrequency — infrequent ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not occurring often; rare. DERIVATIVES infrequency noun infrequently adverb … English terms dictionary
infrequency — noun Date: 1677 rarity of occurrence … New Collegiate Dictionary
infrequency — /in free kweuhn see/, n. state of being infrequent. Also, infrequence. [1590 1600; < L infrequentia fewness. See INFREQUENT, ENCY] * * * … Universalium
infrequency — noun The characteristic of being infrequent; rarity; irregularity; scarcity … Wiktionary
infrequency — Synonyms and related words: chinchiness, chintziness, exiguity, fewness, meagerness, miserliness, niggardliness, paucity, rarity, restrictedness, scantiness, scarcity, scrimpiness, skimpiness, smallness, sparseness, sparsity, stinginess,… … Moby Thesaurus
infrequency — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. rarity, unpredictability, scarcity, uncommonness; see irregularity 2 , lack 1 , 2 … English dictionary for students
infrequency — inÂ·freÂ·quenÂ·cy || Éªn frÉªËkwÉ™nsÉª n. quality of happening infrequently, rareness of occurrence … English contemporary dictionary